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Black Jack: The Movie (1996)

Burakku jakku (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Drama, Thriller | 24 April 2001 (USA)
The adventures of the unlicensed but genius doctor Black Jack, who encounters extraordinary people and phenomena as he attends to unusual medical cases.

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Hiroshi Fujioka
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Black Jack (voice) (as Sean Thornton)
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Black Jack (voice)
Julie Maddalena ...
Pinoko (voice) (as Julie Kliewer)
Yûko Mizutani ...
Pinoko (voice)
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Jo Carol Brane (voice) (as Melissa Williamson)
Michael Sorich ...
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Barry Stigler ...
Thomas Johnston (voice) (as Gil Starberry)
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Additional Voices (voice) (as Alexis Lang)
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(voice) (as Rob Thomas)
Kevin Seymour ...
Additional Voices (voice) (as Dougary Grant)
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Roger Siegel (voice) (as Alfred Thor)
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Ellen Shryer (voice) (as Tessa Ariel)
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Panel Host, Professor Michigan (voice) (as Simon Isaacson)
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Joe Carol Brain attempts to hire Dr. Black Jack on a breed of superhumans that have the strength, intellectual, athletic, and artistic skills with great excel in different fields, only to later find out that they start deteriorating after some period of time and causing an untimely death. Joe needs Dr. Black Jack's help on finding a cure. Written by Hongou

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I've never seen the German version...
6 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

I didn't expect to see this as a German title, as I just saw the English version on DVD here in New Zealand. It hadn't occurred to me that the Germans would have it dubbed before the Americans but I guess you learn something new every day.

I think it's a great OAV. It however has an unexplained background that betrays its origins in the manga series. Well worth having a look so long as you are not put off by blood or surgery.


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